TRECE MARTIRES CITY, Cavite – A three-year-old girl celebrating his birth anniversary Saturday died after she was accidentally hit by a van while crossing a road in Barangay Aguado here.

Police identified the victim as Azacia Quilicon.

Police Staff Sgt. Rene Bibon, case investigator, said Quilicon was playing at 4:30 p.m. when she suddenly crossed the road and was hit by the van driven by Ulysses Villardo, 54.

Bibon said Villardo continued to drive until he noticed something hit his rear wheel. He was also flagged by bystanders.
Villardo brought the victim to the Gen. Emilio Aguinaldo Hospital here but she was pronounced dead on arrival at 5:05 p.m.

He is now under the custody of the Trece Martires police and was the lone occupant of the vehicle.

Police was informed of the thru a phone call from the hospital at 7:15 p.m.

Source: Manila Bulletin (